n. An alternative stream of rabbis and congregations, independent of the "mainstream" denominations, that fosters an open and experimental approach to Judaism, often drawing from the Jewish mystical tradition and non-Jewish spiritual traditions.
n. Practices and beliefs in keeping with the philosphy of the renewal movement.
"Jewish renewal is a worldwide, transdenominational movement grounded in Judaism’s prophetic and mystical traditions." (source)
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